WINTER CLASSIC FINAL TOUCHES UNDERWAY
Artist renderings are complete, the rink build is well on its way, and Winter Classic goaltenders Ilya Bryzgalov (Flyers)
and Henrik Lundqvist (Rangers)
have released sneak previews of their masks.
]FERRIERO RECALLED, HAVLAT OUT
Mercury News writer Mark Emmons, filling in for David Pollak, reports that forward Marty Havlat will be out at least through Christmas, then will be evaluated after that. In a related move, forward Benn Ferriero was recalled from Worcester
on Tuesday morning.
[ Working the Corners
]WALKING IN A WINGELS WONDERLANDTommy Wingels
was named Worcester's first AHL Player of the Week
in over five years, scoring four goals and adding two assists in four games last week. Worcester finished their season-long seven-game road trip with a 5-1-0-1 record.
]WORLD JUNIORS ON NHL NETWORK
When Sharks prospect Freddie Hamilton
and Hockey Canada lace up the skates for the 2012 World Junior Championships in Alberta, Sharks fans in the United States will be able to tune-in and watch exclusively on NHL Network U.S.
]ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS...
...Is a brand-new $5 million HD video board. The Ottawa Senators plan on unveiling their new toy on Dec. 27 against the rival Montreal Canadiens.